Zaporizhia, Zaporozhye, Zaporizhzhya.  I typically spell cities on this site according to what people are searching for on Google, not how I would normally spell it on an everyday basis....

In early October, I had the absolute pleasure of visiting the city of Kharkiv in northeast Ukraine.  After years of earnestly researching the city, much of which I credit Katherine...

(I will preface this by saying that if you’re offended that I am spelling Kyiv as “Kiev”, please pretend it is spelled the way you prefer throughout; I am spelling...